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Edge structure with voltage breakdown in the linear region
One aspect of the invention relates to an edge structure for a semiconductor component having two electrodes arranged opposite one another on opposite sides of a...
Piezoelectric stress liner for bulk and SOI
A preferred embodiment of the invention provides a semiconductor device. A preferred device comprises an n-channel transistor and a p-channel transistor disposed...
Lithography mask substrate labeling system
A substrate labeling system includes a first laser assembly having a first laser and a first lens, a second laser assembly having a second laser and a second...
Methods of fabricating integrated circuit devices using anti-reflective
coating as implant blocking layer
A patterned anti-reflective coating may be used as a selective implant-blocking layer during fabrication of an integrated circuit transistor. In particular, the...
Carrier sheet with adhesive film and method for producing semiconductor
devices using the carrier sheet with...
A carrier sheet with an adhesive film includes a heat-resistant base film with an upper side and an underside, and a thermoactive adhesive layer arranged on the...
Device and method for processing a digital data signal in a CDMA radio
A device for processing a digital data signal in a CDMA radio transmitter includes a channelization device, a spectral shaping device and a frequency correction...
Tunable resistor and method for operating a tunable resistor
A tunable resistor includes a resistor input terminal, a resistor output terminal, and at least one current path connected between the resistor input terminal...
Stray light feedback for dose control in semiconductor lithography systems
A stray light feedback system and method for a lithography exposure tool. The stray light feedback helps control critical dimension (CD) within a stray light...
Integrated circuit and method for operating the integrated circuit
An integrated circuit having cascade-connected multiplexers and a precharge unit. The cascade-connected multiplexers each have a plurality of data inputs, a data...
Method for driving a transistor half-bridge
A method drives a transistor half-bridge. The method includes measuring a delay time between an edge of an input signal and an corresponding edge of a phase...
Magnetostrictive multi-layer sensor for detecting a deformation
A sensor includes a substrate having a mechanically deformable region that is deformable in a direction non-parallel to a surface of the substrate, and a...
Integrated transistor, particularly for voltages and method for the
Integrated transistor and method for the production is disclosed. An explanation is given of, inter alia, a transistor having an electrically insulating...
A semiconductor device is disclosed. One embodiment provides a top surface. A first lateral semiconductor region is arranged adjacent to the top surface and...
Mounting and adhesive layer for semiconductor components
An assembly and adhesive layer for semiconductor components is arranged between a silicon support (submount) and an electronic functional element for the...
Integrated circuit comprising an organic semiconductor, and method for the
production of an integrated circuit
An embodiment of the invention provides an integrated circuit having an organic field effect transistor (OFET) with a dielectric layer. The dielectric layer is...
Device with damaged breakdown layer
A device utilizing a breakdown layer in combination with a programmable resistance material, a phase-change material or a threshold switching material. The...
Method for producing a buried semiconductor layer
A method for producing a region of increased doping in an n-doped semiconductor layer which is buried in a semiconductor body of a vertical power transistor and...
Electronic device and method for producing electronic devices
One aspect includes an electronic device including an integrated component with a substrate. An electrically conductive first layer region is arranged at the...
Readout of multi-level storage cells
A multi-level sensing scheme compares the state of a multi-level storage cell with monotonously changing reference states, which are associated to different...
Bypass circuit for radio-frequency amplifier stages
An amplifier circuit includes an amplifier and a phase shifter coupled in parallel to the amplifier and switchable such that the phase shifter has a first...
Write driver circuit
A write driver circuit comprising a first transistor comprising a first source/drain terminal coupled to a first output, a second source/drain terminal coupled...
Current controlling circuit arrangement and associated method for reducing
A circuit arrangement and associated method for reducing crosstalk are disclosed. A load impedance is connected via a controlled current source to an input...
Power semiconductor module
A power semiconductor module has a ceramic substrate (9) which has on at least one side a patterned metallization (50) with a fineness of pattern of smaller than...
Chipcard with contact areas and method for producing contact areas
A chip card with a chip module having an integrated circuit and, for external contacting, has on a main face a contact zone with a number of contact areas which...
Semiconductor device having surface mountable external contact areas and
method for producing the same
A semiconductor device having surface-mountable external contact areas and a method for producing the same is disclosed. The surface-mountable external contacts...
Method of manufacturing an integrated circuit
A method of manufacturing an integrated circuit including a first isolated chip electrically and mechanically connected via wafer bonding to a second isolated...
Method for cleaning a semiconductor wafer
Bottom electrodes of stacked capacitor DRAM cells are formed by depositing a metal layer on the side walls of trenches within a hard mask layer, which serves as...
Method for storing or transferring data using time sequencing
A method in which data is stored or transferred together with an information message on the basis of which it can be determined in which order, at which time,...
Method for predistortion of a signal, and a transmitting device having
digital predistortion, in particular for...
A method is proposed for signal processing with predistortion. An amplifier circuit is provided for this purpose, whose operating states are characterized by at...
Apparatus and method for readjustment of a sampling time in radio
An apparatus for readjustment of a sampling time in a radio receiver includes a component for determination of any sampling time error in a discrete-value...
Detector for clock phase and carrier phase
A detector for a receiver generates a clock phase detection signal and a carrier phase detection signal from of a plurality of clock polyphase signals of an...
Method for prediction of a channel coefficient
The present invention provides a method for prediction of a channel coefficient for a propagation path in a mobile radio channel with multipath propagation, in...
RF front-end circuitry with reduced DC offset
An RF front-end circuit includes a directional coupler, a mixer, and a reflection circuit. The directional coupler is adapted to receive an antenna signal and an...
Increasing the dynamic range of pulse width modulation in analog to
This disclosure relates to adjusting a limit cycle frequency of a pulse width modulation in an analog to digital converter as a function of an input signal level...
Sigma-delta analog-digital converter for an xDSL multistandard input stage
The invention relates to a sigma-delta analogue/digital converter for an xDSL multi-standard input stage for converting an xDSL signal into a digital output...
Integrated circuit arrangement
An integrated circuit arrangement is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit arrangement includes an output circuit having at least one first output...
Power supply arrangement for providing an output signal with a
predetermined output signal level
A power supply arrangement has a charge storage means, a charge means, a reference signal source and a processing means. The power supply arrangement is...
A power transistor has a source region, a drain region, a semiconductor body arranged between the source region and the drain region, and a plurality of...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacture thereof
A dielectric material layer is formed over a workpiece, a metal layer is formed over the dielectric material layer, and a semiconductive material layer is formed...
Dense seed layer and method of formation
Methods of forming dense seed layers and structures thereof are provided. Seed layers including a monolayer of molecules having a density of about 0.5 or greater...
Smart card, smart card module, and a method for production of a smart card
A smart card for contact data transmission includes a card body and a smart card module which is fitted in the card body. The smart card module includes a...
Test apparatus and method for testing a circuit unit
In a method for testing an electric circuit comprising circuit subunits, the electric circuit is connected to a test system via a tester channel with a...
Circuit arrangement and method for secure data processing
Circuit arrangement for secure data processing for program data with a protected data record. An internal memory provides a protected data record having...
Method for operating a processor bus
A method of operating a processor bus, with which a central unit (processor) makes accesses to various peripheral units, is described. The processor bus has the...
Digital phase locked loop for sub-.mu. technologies
A digital phase locked loop has a digitally controlled oscillator for generating an output frequency, a phase detector device for detecting the phase difference...
Method and circuit arrangements for adjusting signal propagation times in
a memory system
The invention describes a method for adjusting signal propagation times in a memory system in which a controller is connected to at least one memory chip via a...
RF front-end for a radar system
An RF sender/receiver front-end is disclosed comprising a terminal for receiving an oscillator signal, at least one distribution unit for distributing the...
Arrangement and method for determining a gradient factor for a digitally
controlled oscillator, and phase...
An arrangement for determining a gradient factor for a digitally controlled oscillator has a data alignment device and an identification device. The data...
Digitally controlled oscillator device and method for generating an
oscillating signal with a digitally...
A digitally controlled oscillator device includes a programming input, a selection input and an oscillator core with a first capacitive element which is...
A VCO device is described that has pre-compensation. Digitally switchable compensation capacitors are selectively activated to adjust operation of the VCO to...